ILA News

Thomas W. Gleason, Jr., ILA’s General Counsel For Decades, Passes Away At 94

Thomas W. Gleason, Jr., oldest son of legendary ILA President Teddy Gleason, and an acclaimed labor attorney in his own right who argued cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and as General Counsel for the International Longshoremen’s Association, served under three Presidents, passed away on Wednesday, November 28that 94. Gleason was a larger than life …

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Message from Harold J. Daggett, President, International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO on 2018 Elections

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – (November 7, 2018)  Americans voted in record numbers in yesterday’s 2018 mid-term elections where ILA members and working families everywhere helped return the U.S. House of Representatives to a Democratic Majority.  The ILA celebrates the reelection of our endorsed candidates Senator Robert Menendez in New Jersey and Governor Andrew Cuomo in …

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Georgia Democratic Candidate Stacey Abrams Will Visit ILA Local 1414 Headquarters in Savannah on Monday Morning, November 5th

Stacy Abrams, Democratic Gubernatorial candidate in Georgia, will spend her final day of her historic campaign to become the first African-American woman elected in this State, at the headquarters of Local 1414 of the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO, according to Willie J. Seymore, International Vice President from the Port of Savannah.” “The next Governor of …

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Harold Daggett From the 2018 ILA Civil, Human, and Women’s Rights Dinner

My Sister and Brother members of the International Longshoremen’s Association; our ILA Civil Rights Chairman Jerry Owens; members of the Civil Rights committee; ladies and gentlemen; I am honored to welcome you to our Sixth Annual ILA Civil, Human and Women’s Rights Committee Awards Dinner. To those ILA members present here this evening and the …

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ILA President Harold Daggett Announces Union’s Endorsement of Gubernatorial Candidates Stacey Abrams of Georgia and Andrew Gillum of Florida

NORTH BERGEN, NJ (October 29, 2018) – Harold J. Daggett, president of the International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO used the occasion of the ILA’s Sixth Annual Civil, Human and Women’s Rights Awards Dinner held on Saturday, October 27, 2018 in Savannah, Georgia to announce his union’s endorsement of Stacey Abrams and Andrew Gillum, both Democratic candidates …

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